Spending time in Varanasi, a visit to Sisters of Charity, and the Krishnamurti Retreat Center

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January 30th 2008
Published: December 28th 2007
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12/28/07: Prior to leaving on this trip I wrote: Following my visit to Jaipur, I will fly back to Delhi to catch another flight to Varanasi. I am not sure what my adventure will entail while I am there, but it is a destination I have wanted to visit for some time. In addition to staying by one of the main Ghats, I will also be spending some time at the Krishnamurti Retreat Center. Varanasi is know... Read Full Entry

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Krishnamurti Retreat GroundsKrishnamurti Retreat Grounds
Krishnamurti Retreat Grounds

So peaceful, right off the holy river.
Wood and its' usesWood and its' uses
Wood and its' uses

The rustic crossing bridge- Watch your step!
Visiting the Krishnamurti Rural HospitalVisiting the Krishnamurti Rural Hospital
Visiting the Krishnamurti Rural Hospital

Lots of health issues from the polluted holy water, such a paradox. There are also several surrounding villages that are dealing with outbreaks of TB. Community services, and loving compassion at work here-- purely volunteer service. Two dedicated doctors see over 200 patients in just a morning.
Leaving VaranasiLeaving Varanasi
Leaving Varanasi

I will be back, I am most sure of that.

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